In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the deaths of four civilians in an event in near Mosul.
Their September 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a strike on an ISIS defensive fighting position, it was assessed that four civilians were unintentionally killed.”
The Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a one-metre box. The location given placed the event in the al Shafaa neighbourhood, north of the Old City.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 29, 2017
June 15, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS defensive fighting position, it was assessed that four civilians were unintentionally killed.
Original strike reports
For June 14th-15th, the Coalition reported: “Near Mosul, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed seven fighting positions, two tunnels, a mortar system, and a medium machine gun; and damaged a fighting position.”